All qualities related to the moon-- sensitivity, intuition,
and clairvoyance -- are also connected to Moonstone. Even
its appearance is subtle. It's not a brilliant stone; all
specimens, from the peach and grey hues to the gem-quality
blue and rainbow-coloured pieces, cast a light which is
soft and translucent.
The physical appearance of a stone often suggests its spiritual
qualities, and Moonstone's foremost attribute is the ability
to assist us in calming and soothing the emotions. When
one has achieved a state of emotional calmness, this stone
may be used to open people to an intuitive understanding
An important aspect of this understanding is the acceptance
and appreciation of the nature of change in physical existence
-- just as the moon itself undergoes constant change.
Though wearing Moonstone as a ring is often recommended,
it is equally effective in other forms of jewellery. If
you want to use it as part of a meditation you can either
sit and hold it in your receptive (non-dominant) hand, or,
if lying down, place it on the heart, solar plexus or third
eye (between the other two).
Moonstone and Cancer
This is one of the closest astro-gemological relationships.
Cancer is ruled by the moon, and Cancerians, whether male
or female, are often nurturing and emotional individuals.
Moonstone can help them when caring becomes over concern
for their loved ones.